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Caring for Your Neck and Shoulder Pain with Sachiko Willis

October 4, 2020 @ 12:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Bay Area Iyengar Yoga Studio

Sunday, October 4
from 12:45 – 3:15 pm
with Sachiko Willis

There is really nobody in our modern culture who doesn’t experience some neck and shoulder tension. When it is not addressed it can turn into a chronic problem that causes headaches, jaw tension and general discomfort.

Sachiko will offer postures to help release current neck and shoulder tension as well as re-pattern the muscles and alignment of the neck and shoulders to avoid future pain.  Participants will gain more complete understanding of neck and shoulder care to apply to their practice.

This workshop is open to ALL LEVELS of students.

Due to “shelter in place” restrictions this workshop will be held via Zoom. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to take care of yourself at home. Sachiko will lead you through using common household items as props and help you develop a sequence you can practice daily. She will get to see you in your home setting and advise you on what to do.  You will have time to ask questions.  Plus, you will have a handout and the class recording to support you afterwards.

This course is limited to 22 participants. Students will get a recording of the class.


$45 – Early Bird Special – register by Sept 23 and save $10

$55 per person



You must pre-register. Fifteen minutes prior to class you will receive a unique zoom log-in and specific instructions.

First time on Zoom with us? Check out our tip sheet! Our tips will help you get ready for your first class with us.

You can find out more about our Live Online Programming here


We recommend you register early.  Space is limited, and this usually sells out.





Sachiko Nishizawa Willis is a practitioner and a certified yoga teacher, with particular interest in therapeutic effects of the yoga practice. She is drawn to Iyengar Yoga for its inclusivity, and its methodical cultivation of focus, intention and discipline using the body first as the tool. She is captivated by how this approach transforms and empowers one toward wellness on and beyond physical level, and aims to share her understanding and enthusiasm with students. Sachiko came from Japan to study theatre in the U.S., and worked in that field for 20 years.


October 4, 2020
12:45 pm - 3:15 pm


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